Asked in Domestic Violence and Criminal Law for Minnesota

Q: What are the odds of DANCO be dismissed, interfere with 911 call if this is his first offense? If the victim contacts

The prosecution office to put in her request to have it dismissed as they have small children and she wishes to work on the marriage?

1 Lawyer Answer
Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Saint Cloud, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: Asking someone to give you "odds" on the likelihood that a DANCO will be dismissed/cancelled in these circumstances is unrealistic. That depends on a number of factors such as where the offense occurred; whether there is any prior criminal history; what the exact allegations in this case are; etc. The offender needs an attorney for a charge like this. It may be worthwhile for the alleged victim to contact a different attorney about how to proceed in this case to give the parties the best chance of having the DANCO dismissed.

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